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18.1: New DataPump Error ORA-39395 Introduced To Support Encrypted Passwords For Database Links (Doc ID 2351435.1)

Last updated on MAY 18, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
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This document describes DataPump changes introduced in 18.1 to support export and import operations for encrypted database link passwords.


The article is intended for users of the Oracle 18.1 databases who wish to export/import encrypted database link passwords.
The article gives information about DataPump behavior when dealing with encrypted/obfuscated passwords and supply an example to describe the new introduced DataPump error ORA-39395.


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In this Document
 1. Summary
 2. DataPump behavior for export operations
 3. DataPump behavior for import operations
 4. Case Study

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